List of Birds of Angola - Hornbills

Hornbills

Order: Coraciiformes. Family: Bucerotidae

Hornbills are a group of birds whose bill is shaped like a cow's horn, but without a twist, sometimes with a casque on the upper mandible. Frequently, the bill is brightly coloured. There are 57 species worldwide and 18 species which occur in Angola.

  • White-crested Hornbill Tockus albocristatus
  • Black Dwarf Hornbill Tockus hartlaubi
  • Red-billed Dwarf Hornbill Tockus camurus
  • Monteiro's Hornbill Tockus monteiri
  • Red-billed Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus
  • Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus leucomelas
  • Crowned Hornbill Tockus alboterminatus
  • Bradfield's Hornbill Tockus bradfieldi
  • African Pied Hornbill Tockus fasciatus
  • African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus
  • Pale-billed Hornbill Tockus pallidirostris
  • Trumpeter Hornbill Ceratogymna bucinator
  • Piping Hornbill Ceratogymna fistulator
  • Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna subcylindricus
  • Brown-cheeked Hornbill Ceratogymna cylindricus
  • White-thighed Hornbill Ceratogymna albotibialis
  • Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata
  • Southern Ground-Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri

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